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Powertec Recalls to Repair Leverage Gyms Due to Injury Hazard

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–August 17, 2010.  

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC and Health Canada. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Leverage Gyms

Units: About 1,000

Manufacturer: Powertec, of Carson, Calif.

Hazard: Detachment of the exercise workbench from the gym system causes instability, posing a risk of injury to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the Workbench Leverage Gym, 2010 version, which has a lock and load removable bench section opening up the lever area for power exercises such as squats, shrugs and rows. The gym has black upholstery and either a black or yellow frame. The Powertec logo with the Workbench series name is printed on the removable bench. The models affected by this recall are WB-LS10 and WB-LS10-B. . Workbench Levergyms™ with model numbers WB-LS10 and WB-LS10B sold after February 2010 are not affected by this recall.

Sold by: Fitness equipment dealers nationwide and online at www.powertecfitness.com from October 2009 through February 2010 for about $850.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Customers should immediately stop using the product and contact Powertec to receive a free repair kit or to schedule a free repair with an authorized dealer. The firm has contacted all known purchasers of this product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Powertec toll-free at (877) 525-5710 between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email the firm at [email protected] or visit the firm’s website at www.powertecfitness.com


Source: cpsc.gov

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